On 19 August, the Mujahidin Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem (“MSC”) was designated by the State Department as a Foreign Terrorist Organization pursuant to Executive Order 13224. The State Department describes MSC as “an umbrella group composed of several jihadist terrorist sub- groups based in Gaza,” and notes that MSC has claimed responsibility for numerous attacks on Israel, including rocket attacks and an IED attack in Israel that killed one civilian.

US State Department Press Release